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December 2012
LTACH Changes and Market Opportunities

The federally mandated moratorium on new long term acute care hospitals, or LTACHs, and new beds to existing facilities ends Dec. 29. This change has caused renewed interest in how LTACHs can be beneficial to hospitals.


LTACHs offer specialized healthcare services for patients with complex conditions while reducing the cost of lengthy hospital stays in acute care environments. 


If you’re taking a closer look at the market demand for LTACH opportunities – improving, expanding or developing services – CHC can help.


CHC offers distinction through: 

  • CHC ContinueCARE LLC – the post-acute care company of CHC offering a unique model that benefits the host hospital by participating in the arrangement. The model provides for the continued operation and existence of a not-for-profit LTACH facility.
  • Expertise and services that help hospitals navigate LTACH regulatory complexities, facilitate reimbursement, and improve operations and finances for competitive advantage.

CHC can help you evaluate and move forward with LTACH opportunities. To learn more about LTACH Services and to read the LTACH model of success case study or call 972.943.6400.

Tags: Healthcare Reform , LTACH, Strategic Direction

CHC in the Spotlight